Principles of Economics I Course SyllabusMiddlesex County College (3 Credits)Course Section:ECO 201-NEClassroom:New Brunswick Center: RM 101Instructor:Martin OukoOffice:New Brunswick CenterOffice Phone: 732 745 8866Office Hours:N/AEmail:[email protected]Office Hours: Monday, 6:00 pm – 8:40 pmSemester:Fall 2015I. Course Objectives:This course introduces the study of the economy as a whole. The study of Macroeconomics is geared largelytowards national economic policies, with the topics discussed prevalent in everyday news. Using the basictools of economics (i.e. useful tools for “thinking like an economist”), topics such as national incomedetermination, growth, unemployment, inflation, banking, economic fluctuations, monetary and fiscal policieswill be discussed. Students should be able to make informed judgments on economic policies put forward byelected government officials at the end of this course..II. Prerequisites:GE SS Prerequisite: A passing score on the algebra portion of the College's Placement Test or MAT 013For school closings: visitor listen to the radio or call 732-906-2555III. Textbooks:Required Textbook:Textbook:Principles of Economics 20thEdition by McGraw Hill CreateISBN-13:978-1-308-12048-5ISBN-10:1-308-12048-6MCC’s Mission Statement:The mission of Middlesex County College is to provide access to an affordable, qualityeducation for diverse students and to promote lifelong learning opportunities tostrengthen the economic, social and cultural life of the community.